Matthew Kratz • Sermon • • 32,525 views
I Will Build My Church - Part 1 - Teaching Notes Matthew 16:18-19 (KJV) And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt…
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Churches are confused. There appears to be no consensus on what function the church serves in the world. Building up believers, evangelizing the lost, feeding the poor, lobbying government, and protesting legislation are just a few of the functions churches feel compelled to perform. Rick Warren recognized…
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 449 views
“When they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.”  The New Testament model for a church of the Lord Jesus differs significantly from what has been commonly accepted among the churches of our Lord’s Zion during…
This morning we will attempt to answer the question, “Are you and overcomer?” Jesus writes seven letters to seven angels/messengers/pastors, and through the pastor to seven churches. And at the end of each of those seven letters Jesus brings up a certain group of people, and He calls those people “overcomers.”…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 258 views
Israel and the church are the chief objects of God’s fatherly love. People become God’s children through faith and are then encouraged by Scripture to imitate their heavenly Father in their daily living.
1 Peter: A Living Hope for Holy Living in a Hostile World
Peter describes the core identity of the Church--who we are and what we do. We are God's chosen people by His mercy, and our clear purpose is to proclaim his excellencies.
Jason W. Miller • Sermon • • 27 views
Tuesday, February 07, 2006 Mr. Thomas Overmiller Index: Fundamental_Principles_of_Theology Christology The_Incarnation_of_Christ The_kenosis_of_Christ Could_Christ_have_sinned? Soteriology Calvinism_Vs_Arminianism Terms_and_definitions Spiritual_Gifts Ecclesiology Baptism Eschatology Theology What is…
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 20 views
James 1:26, 27 What the Faith Looks Like “If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless. Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself…
Andrew Self • Sermon • • 15 views
Testimony My name is Andrew Self. I was born on November 6th, 1980 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. My parents, Ronald & Christine Self, have served God faithfully in Argentina for more than 25 years. I was blessed to have grown up in a family that always kept God in first place. I was saved when I was six…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 12 views
The church is the people called by God, who are united by their faith in Christ and by their common life in him. Various descriptions and metaphors emphasise the continuity between the people of God in the OT and NT.
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 9 views
Acts 14:23 Elders in Every Church When they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed. The New Testament model for a church of the Lord Jesus differs significantly from what has become acceptable during the past…
Benjamin Janssen • Sermon • • 5 views
11 Therefore remember that at one time you Gentiles in the flesh, called “the uncircumcision” by what is called the circumcision, which is made in the flesh by hands— 12 remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants…
In the final week of this series, Pastor Isaiah reminds us of the powerful truth: God is always working - in everything - that takes place in this life. From I Peter 1 & James 1 to Hebrews 12, we see how God is working in all trials, difficulties, and even sufferings to refine His people out of His great love for His children. We conclude by hearing again from Revelation 7 about the great eternity we are headed toward and seek to reflect here and now in our assemblies.
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 2 views
Colossians 2:8-14 Faith of the Baptists — Buried with Him in Baptism The Biblical Mode of Baptism — Part III See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ. For in him the…
Church by the Book
Robbie Jones • Sermon • • 1 view
Introduction We began a new series last week that will take us through November. Church by the Book: A Biblical look at the Church. Last week we looked at As we began thinking about the church together we noticed several things from that passage. We noticed the Certainty of the Church Owner of the Church…
Growing Pains: The Struggle of a Culturally Relevant Church
Many believers don’t see the importance of regular church attendance. Members of Northend Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Seattle received a special announcement in the mail, listing the many things that would be done for them at church on the following “no-excuse-to-stay-home Sunday.” According to…